Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
In Klein ISD, the internal audit department provides the Board of Trustees and the Superintendent with independent analysis, appraisals, and recommendations concerning the adequacy and effectiveness of the District’s systems of internal control and the quality of performance of management in carrying out assigned responsibilities.
The following guidelines are used to perform internal audit activities:
• The Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, published by the Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.
• Code of Ethics as set forth by the Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.
• Government Auditing Standards, published by the United States General Accounting Office (GAO)